QB Schaub is ready for his close-up now

The Texans still have defensive concerns, especially against the run

Originally Published: August 31, 2009
By Ned Macey | Football Outsiders

With the regular season approaching, the Football Outsiders use their unique brand of analysis to break down each of the league's 32 teams. The series continues today with a look at the Houston Texans.

Season Preview -- Houston Texans

This could be the year that Matt Schaub finally emerges as a top-flight star QB, but the defense -- even with some promising youngsters -- has gaps (especially against the run) that are concerns.

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